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ENTRIES CLOSED

Entries to the SJA British Sports Journalism Awards 2021 are now closed. Thank you to everyone that entered. Entries are now being processed to be passed to our expert team of over 150 judges. 

 

Shortlists will be revealed via this website and via SJA twitter. Make sure you follow @sportSJA and sign up to our mailing list.

 

Shortlist release dates:  

  • Photography - 16 February

  • Written - 17 February

  • Broadcast - 18 February

The winners will be revealed at a gala awards ceremony taking place on Monday 7 March at the Park Plaza Westminster Bridge. For more information click here or click below to purchase tickets:

WHAT ARE THE SJA BRITISH SPORTS JOURNALISM AWARDS? 

The SJA British Sports Journalism Awards celebrate excellence among the country's sports writers, photographers, broadcasters and editors, whether staff or freelance, working for nationals, regionals, daily or weekly newspapers, as well as specialist sports magazines, news agencies and across all digital formats.

 

There are over 35 categories to enter, the deadline for entries is Wednesday 19 January 2022.

 

Shortlists will be released on the following dates; Photography (16 Feb), Written (17 Feb) and Broadcast (18 Feb). The award winners will be announced at a gala awards ceremony taking place at the Park Plaza Westminster Bridge on Monday 7 March 2022.

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The awards

DATE

Monday, 
7 March

TIME

Reception - 1800
Awards finish - 2230
Bar - Open until late

 

VENUE

Park Plaza Westminster Bridge, London

DRESS CODE

Tickets are available for individuals, groups and tables of 10 or 12. 


A drinks reception and exhibition of some of the leading photography entries begins from 6pm followed by a three-course dinner and the awards ceremony.

Included within the ticket price is an arrival drink, three-course dinner with half a bottle of wine per person, tea coffee and petit fours.

Table of 10

£1,500 Ex VAT

Non -SJA member

£150 Ex VAT

SJA Member

£60 Ex VAT

SJA Member - First Guest

£90 Ex VAT

All prices exclusive of VAT

 
 

WRITTEN

There are 14 written categories including Sports Newspaper, Digital Sports Publisher, Football Journalist and Young Sports Journalist.

For detailed category descriptions, competition rules and information click below.  

BROADCAST

There are 14 broadcast categories including Sports Network, Sports Pundit, Live Event, Documentary and the Ones to Watch categories.

For detailed category descriptions, competition rules and information click below.  

PHOTOGRAPHY

There are 8 photography categories including Sports Picture, Canon Sports Portfolio, Specialist Sports Portfolio and Young Sports Photographer. 

 

For detailed category descriptions, competition rules and information click below.  

#sja2020- sja British sports awards 2020 

The SJA British Journalism Awards 2020 were presented virtually on 15 March 2021. View the whole awards ceremony and clips in the gallery below as well as photos from the 2019 SJA British Sports Journalism Awards held in the more traditional way at the Park Plaza Westminster Bridge London. 

1K

ENTRIES ACROSS SPORTS WRITING, BROADCASTING & PHOTOGRAPHY 

150

INDUSTRY LEADING EXPERT JUDGES FORM OUR RIGOROUS PROCESS 

30

AWARDS INCLUDING  NEWSPAPER, 
NETWORK & PHOTOGRAPHER

650

ATTENDEES AT THE GALA AWARDS DINNER HOSTED BY JIM ROSENTHAL 

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